ROH World Heavyweight Title History

Champion Won From Date City/Event
Low-Ki Christopher Daniels 7/27/2002 Crowning A Champion[1]
Xavier Low-Ki 9/21/2002 Unscripted
Samoa Joe Xavier 3/22/2003 Night of Champions
Austin Aries Samoa Joe 12/26/2004 Final Battle
CM Punk Austin Aries 6/18/2005 Death Before Dishonor III
James Gibson CM Punk 8/12/2005 Redemption[2]
Bryan Danielson James Gibson 9/17/2005 Glory By Honor IV
Homicide Bryan Danielson 12/23/2006 Final Battle
Takeshi Morishima Homicide 2/17/2007 Fifth Year Festival
Nigel McGuinness Takeshi Morishima 10/6/2007 Undeniable
Jerry Lynn Nigel McGuinness 4/3/2009 Supercard of Honor IV
Austin Aries (2) Tyler Black 6/13/2009 Manhattan Mayhem III[3]

Footnotes:
[1]: Once a 16-man tournament reached the quarterfinals, the remaining competitors were Low-Ki, Christopher Daniels, Doug Williams, and Spanky. These four men met in a four-way 60-minute ironman match where the wrestler with the most falls wins the title. Also if you suffered a pinfall, you would lose a point from your score. After 60 minutes, Low-Ki barely beat out Christopher Daniels with a score of 3-2 to become the first-ever Ring of Honor champion.
[2]: This was a fatal four-way match which also included Samoa Joe and Christopher Daniels.
[3]: This was a triple-threat match which also included the ROH world champion Jerry Lynn; however, Aries scored the pinfall on Black.

Credit goes to: PWI Almanac, wrestling-titles.com, and ProWrestlingHistory.com

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